Weather

Heat Advisory from FRI 12:00 PM CDT until FRI 7:00 PM CDT

Action Recommended

Execute a pre-planned activity identified in the instructions

Issued By

Shreveport – LA, US, National Weather Service

Affected Area

Portions of north central and northwest Louisiana, southeast Oklahoma, south central and southwest Arkansas and east and northeast Texas

Description

…HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING… …HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 7 PM CDT FRIDAY… WHAT…For both Heat Advisories, heat index values up to 110 are expected. WHERE…Portions of north central and northwest Louisiana, southeast Oklahoma, south central and southwest Arkansas and east and northeast Texas. WHEN…For the first Heat Advisory, until 7 PM CDT this evening. For the second Heat Advisory, from noon to 7 PM CDT Friday. IMPACTS…Hot temperatures and high humidity may cause heat illnesses to occur. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS… Drink plenty of fluids, stay in an air-conditioned room, stay out of the sun, and check up on relatives and neighbors. Young children and pets should never be left unattended in vehicles under any circumstances. Take extra precautions if you work or spend time outside. When possible reschedule strenuous activities to early morning or evening. Know the signs and symptoms of heat exhaustion and heat stroke. Wear lightweight and loose fitting clothing when possible. To reduce risk during outdoor work, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration recommends scheduling frequent rest breaks in shaded or air conditioned environments. Anyone overcome by heat should be moved to a cool and shaded location. Heat stroke is an emergency! Call 9 1 1.

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